The president of Hagerman Construction was given the Sagamore of the Wabash.
Nate Fink, a professional engineer who has worked with Hagerman for more than 35 years, received the award Aug. 23 from Sen. Jim Banks, R-Columbia City.
Fink is on the board of directors for The Lutheran Foundation, Lutheran Life Villages and the Northeast Indiana Regional Works Council.
He is also active with Holy Cross Lutheran Church, the Northeast Indiana Building Contractors Association and the Downtown Fort Wayne Rotary Club.
“I admire (Nate) greatly for his integrity and leadership,” Banks said.
The Sagamore of the Wabash award is an honorary award created in the late 1940s by then-Gov. Ralph F. Gates and given to those who have rendered distinguished service to the state or governor’s office.